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Perform Intravenous Cannulation

Perform Intravenous Cannulation

Our Cannulation course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform cannulation in a clinical setting.
This highly interactive IV cannulation course is designed to provide health professionals such as nurses, pathology or radiology staff with the knowledge and skills to undertake peripheral cannula insertion to promote the best practice outcomes for patient care. It is expected participants are currently exposed to cannulation in performing their roles.
Participants will have the opportunity for practice and assessment on an IV cannulation training 'model' arm.

Learning Objectives

  • Locate potential intravenous cannulation sites

  • Locate and assemble equipment for IV cannulation

  • Demonstrate an intravenous cannulation on a demonstration arm

  • Apply infection control guidelines

Delivery Mode
4 hours : Face-to-face training and assessment

Qualification Issued
Perform Intravenous Cannulation

More About This Course
Your trainer will be a nurse or a paramedic - there can be no better trainer than one who has "lived" the experience. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of first aid and are committed to you leaving your course with confidence and competence.
Some topics covered in Perform IV cannulation training course:

  • Reasons for inserting an intravenous cannula

  • Patient education

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the superficial veins of the arms and hands

  • Locating potential intravenous cannulation sites

  • Locating and assembling of equipment for IV cannulation

  • Applying appropriate techniques when practicing intravenous cannulation on a demonstration arm

  • Infection control guidelines

  • Documentation requirements in relation to cannulation

  • Identifying potential complications and strategies to minimise these complications

Public Dates

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Hampton East (Training Room 1)

Hampton East (Training Room 1)
Premium Health Training Room 1 (Enter via South Road)
350 South Road
Hampton East 3188

Perform Intravenous Cannulation
Pathway: 4 hours face-to-face training and assessment
Mon, 11 Oct 2021
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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